wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_getMediaLibrary( array $args ): array|IXR_Error

Retrieves a collection of media library items (or attachments)


Description

Besides the common blog_id (unused), username, and password arguments, it takes a filter array as last argument.

Accepted ‘filter’ keys are ‘parent_id’, ‘mime_type’, ‘offset’, and ‘number’.

The defaults are as follows:

  • ‘number’ – Default is 5. Total number of media items to retrieve.
  • ‘offset’ – Default is 0. See WP_Query::query() for more.
  • ‘parent_id’ – Default is ”. The post where the media item is attached. Empty string shows all media items. 0 shows unattached media items.
  • ‘mime_type’ – Default is ”. Filter by mime type (e.g., ‘image/jpeg’, ‘application/pdf’)

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Parameters

$args array Required
Method arguments. Note: arguments must be ordered as documented.
  • blog_idint
    (unused)
  • usernamestring
  • passwordstring
  • structarray

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Return

array|IXR_Error Contains a collection of media items. See wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_getMediaItem() for a description of each item contents


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Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php. View all references

public function wp_getMediaLibrary( $args ) {
	$this->escape( $args );

	$username = $args[1];
	$password = $args[2];
	$struct   = isset( $args[3] ) ? $args[3] : array();

	$user = $this->login( $username, $password );
	if ( ! $user ) {
		return $this->error;
	}

	if ( ! current_user_can( 'upload_files' ) ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 401, __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to upload files.' ) );
	}

	/** This action is documented in wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php */
	do_action( 'xmlrpc_call', 'wp.getMediaLibrary', $args, $this );

	$parent_id = ( isset( $struct['parent_id'] ) ) ? absint( $struct['parent_id'] ) : '';
	$mime_type = ( isset( $struct['mime_type'] ) ) ? $struct['mime_type'] : '';
	$offset    = ( isset( $struct['offset'] ) ) ? absint( $struct['offset'] ) : 0;
	$number    = ( isset( $struct['number'] ) ) ? absint( $struct['number'] ) : -1;

	$attachments = get_posts(
		array(
			'post_type'      => 'attachment',
			'post_parent'    => $parent_id,
			'offset'         => $offset,
			'numberposts'    => $number,
			'post_mime_type' => $mime_type,
		)
	);

	$attachments_struct = array();

	foreach ( $attachments as $attachment ) {
		$attachments_struct[] = $this->_prepare_media_item( $attachment );
	}

	return $attachments_struct;
}

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Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
3.1.0 Introduced.

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